I just left* a Kehinde Wiley exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum (closes this SUNDAY, May 8!) and like good art, it has ignited an examination of myself and of society. The gaze. To look directly into the eyes of these black men, who are conveying power and vulnerability in a single gaze, moved me. … More Power and Pose
Even though I did not adhere to the “creating every day” rule of the month-long challenge —at least not by the time I reached Week 3—I did succeed in breaking down the mental barriers that were keeping me out of the sewing room. … More My sew-jo is back!
I made the hard decision to not make any new cosplay this year. I will still work on costumes and props, but hopefully without strict deadlines and without complex commitments. “What is your next costume?” The question was almost on par with being asked “what is your thesis about?” For 5 years I have had an … More 2016, A Costume Hiatus
My creativity is buried somewhere over there…. This clutter has gotten out of control. Not only is my crafting space physically inaccessible, the general chaotic state of my crafting loft prevents me from achieving creative nirvana. I just can’t focus. Before any stash-busting can continue, there will be a reckoning. (I find that a glass … More Creativity roadblocks